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In order to send points of interest from Google Maps (www.maps.google.com) to your vehicle, select the desired destination in Google Maps from the hit list for your search query. Select "Send" in the drop-down menu to the right of the relevant result, then select "Send to Car" and then "Make: BMW". Please enter your BMW ConnectedDrive user name in the "BMW Assist/BMW ConnectedDrive user name" field. If you are using the new Google Maps you need to login with your Google account in order to use the "Send to car" feature in the full map view. You can find addresses or destinations which you send to your vehicle as "My Info" in the menu CONNECTEDDRIVE/MESSAGES. You can accept the address of the point of interest for route directions by pressing a button in the navigation system. If there is a telephone number for the point of interest and you have connected your mobile phone with the vehicle, you can dial the number directly.
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BMW provides telematics data to third parties as part of rendering the BMW ConnectedDrive services, in as far as this is required for rendering the ConnectedDrive services. In addition to rendering BMW ConnectedDrive services, telematics data are only forwarded to third parties via BMW CarData. This always only takes place at the explicit request of a third party and always only with your clear consent. The list of telematics data that can be potentially transmitted to third parties via BMW CarData may be taken from the telematics data catalogue.
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BMW Car Data can be made accessible for third parties in order to use their services such as cheap vehicle insurance. 
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With the service news on your personal fields of interest can be displayed in the vehicle. Receive selected news from blogs, websites or from certain news magazine areas. You can select up to 20 different news feeds at once. In order to do so access the BMW ConnectedDrive Portal and select "Remote Cockpit" then "Control" and "New Newsfeed" and enter the internet adress of the newsfeed in the line "URL". Following this, select a name for the newsfeed and press "Save".
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BMW has no influence on the length of time for which third parties store telematics data received via BMW CarData. In the event of any questions in this regard, contact the third party. You will find contact data for the third parties in their access requests on the ConnectedDrive customer portal.
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No. BMW does not have any influence over what third parties do with the telematics data. If BMW should find that the telematics data have been used for a purpose other than that authorised by you, this would constitute a breach of the BMW CarData General Terms and Conditions. In this event BMW reserves the right to block the third party from receiving BMW CarData services.
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Activation in the vehicle is not possible. You must have an active ConnectedDrive contract in order to use BMW Online in your vehicle.
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Smartphone apps, such as iMessages, WhatsApp, maps and navigation (e.g. Google Maps), telephony or entertainment such as iTunes or Spotify. An overview of available apps can be found under www.apple.com/ios/CarPlay/.  
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Telematics data for the European region are stored at BMW's own computer centres in Europe.
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The BMW Update Manager guarantees the quality of the download process and guides the user through it.
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Please check the URL structure of the RSS feed. It must definitely contain the entry http://. You can also check whether the path details for the RSS feed do actually match the address of the RSS feed. In many cases the main domain of a website, e.g. http://www.bmw.de, is not the correct address for the RSS feed. Please check with the provider of the RSS feed that the path details are correct.
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BMW collects, stores and uses personal data (such as the location) within the framework of statutory regulations, in as far as this is required to substantiate, design the content or amend the contractual relationship and to make use of the services as well as to invoice them. Detailed information about processing personal or vehicle-related data for the individual services may be viewed in the service descriptions and at www.bmw.de/connecteddrive_information.
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The Digital Key can be installed on your compatible smartphone. The smartphone then adapts the car key’s functions. After unlocking the door and entering the vehicle the motor can be started by pressing the start button, provided the smartphone is placed in the front tray. It is possible to activate several Digital Keys on your smartphone in order to unlock and start more than one BMW.  To share the Digital Key with friends and family the service “Digital key for5” must be purchased in the BMW ConnectedDrive Store.  
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Teleservices never transmits customer data. Only vehicle data that relates to the state of the car and protects your safety is transmitted. Data processed or stored depends on the particular service provided. The data transmitted depends on the technical capabilities of the vehicle and may vary depending on your vehicle model. Teleservice Call • Vehicle identification number (VIN) • Technical data such as service information concerning wear on parts (e.g. brake pads and oil) • Vehicle-status information such as check-control notifications or the battery-charge status BMW / MINI Roadside Assistance In the event of a breakdown all relevant data about your vehicle such as • Vehicle identification number (VIN), • Condition based service (CBS) data (e.g. next vehicle inspection date or the status of the brakes), check-control messages (CCM, e.g. tire pressure), battery voltage • Your current location will be sent to the Mobile Service once you accept the data transfer Service Partner Management • The Vehicle identification number (VIN) will be sent to BMW to link your vehicle to your preferred Service Partner Data transmitted to 3rd parties: To help warn other road users of an incident and potential changes in traffic, anonymized data from a Roadside Assistance call (current location and alert) may be transferred to 3rd party traffic providers. No personal information is included with this data.
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Within approximately 30 seconds of performing a remote command, a horizontal bar should appear at the bottom of the "Vehicle" screen confirming the status of your command. You can also view your remote command history at any time by tapping on the "History" link located at the bottom of the "Vehicle" screen.
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The Battery Guard informs you automatically via e-mail or text message once the battery status of your vehicle reaches a critical level. In your BMW ConnectedDrive Portal this function can be activated under "Remote Services" and "Control".
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Telematics data are only forwarded to third parties via BMW CarData based on your consent.
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The vehicle has to be ready to receive data before a service that has been booked can be set up inside. If your BMW is not able to establish a mobile network connection, there may be delays in setting up a newly booked service.
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Your BMW searches for the gas station with the lowest fuel price offers close to your or at any selected location. Select the desired fuel type, search the preferred gas station from the results and your BMW will lead you directly there. Under "Applications" or "Add Applications" you will be able to find the application "Fuel Price Search".
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